August 31, 2016

Regular Meeting of the Board - August 31, 2016

OPEN SESSION

Complete Board Agenda

Update to Agenda

1. Call to Order 
 National Anthem
 Acknowledgement
 Approval of Agenda

Special Presentations

2. Declaration of Conflict of Interest

3. Minutes

 3.1 Special Education Advisory Committee, May 17, 2016
 
 3.2 Regular Meeting of the Board, June 7, 2016

 3.3 Special Education Advisory Committee, June 14, 2016 (will be available on a future agenda)

 3.4 Regular Meeting of the Board, June 15, 2016

 3.5 Supplementary Meeting of the Board (Electronic), June 22, 2016

4. Chair's Request for Written Questions from Trustees

5. Notices of Motion and Petitions

6. Special Section for Receipt

 6.1 Retirements

 6.2 Letter to the Minister of Education requesting that they update the Kindergarten to Grade 8 curriculum to embed the skill of coding into instructional programs

 6.3 Letter to the CEO of the Education Quality & Accountability Office (EQAO) advocating that they reconsider their response to the Peel District School Board regarding the assignment of a zero mark to refugee students

 6.4 Letter from Bruce Rodrigues, CEO of EQAO in response to the Board’s letter dated June 22, 2016 regarding the assignment of a zero mark for refugee students

 6.5 Revised Letter to the Minister of Children and Youth Services and the Minister of Education regarding the Ontario Autism Program

 6.6 Letter from Michael Couteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services in response to our letter of June 22, 2016 regarding the Ontario Autism

 6.7 Copy of a letter to the Minister of Education from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board regarding adding coding to the Ontario curriculum

 6.8 Copy of a letter to the Minister of Children and Youth Services from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board regarding the Ontario Autism Program
 
 6.9 Copy of a letter to the Minister of Education from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board regarding the Ontario Autism Program

 6.10 Copy of a letter to the Executive Director of OFSAA from the Chair of the Waterloo Region District School Board regarding the OFSAA Transfer Policy

7. Delegations

8. Old Business

 8.1 Response to Delegation:  Sukhvir Hundal and Karamveer Hundal regarding a request for transportation due to coyotes in the area – to be distributed

9. New Business

 9.1 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, May 17, 2016

 9.2 Recommendations of the Special Education Advisory Committee, June 14, 2016 (will be available on a future agenda)

 9.3 Ontario Public School Boards’ Association Membership Fee:  2016-2017

 9.4 Changes regarding Peel District School Board Policies #10, 17, 22, 39, 56, 62, 79

 9.5 Notice of Motion: Trustee Singh re the reading of the Acknowledgement
 
 9.6 OPSEU 292 (LTSS and MSSA) Tentative Local Agreement

10. Reports from Officials and Staff

11. Director’s Report

12. Reports from Ontario Public School Boards’ Association

 12.1 OPSBA Fast Report:  Vol. 28, No. 13

 12.2 OPSBA Fast Report:  Vol. 28, No. 14

13. Communications - For Action or Receipt

14.   Response of Administration to Former Questions

15. Reports from Trustee Representatives on Councils/Associations

16. Comments or Questions from Board Members

17. Public Question Period

18. Further Business

19. Adoption of the In Committee Reports

20. Adjournment

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